Eindhoven Airport achieves 13% growth in first 3 quarters of 2013
Eindhoven, 10 October 2013
Passengers January-September 2013 Eindhoven Airport achieved passenger numbers of 2,628,000 over the first three quarters of 2013 (compared to 2,323,000 passengers in the same period of 2012), which is an increase of 13% in comparison to the first nine months of 2012.
In the period from January to September, 2,489,000 scheduled passengers were carried to and from 56 scheduled destinations, which is a growth of 14%. In the same period in 2012, 2,175,000 scheduled passengers were carried to and from 47 scheduled destinations. On balance, this shows an increase of 9 scheduled destinations; that is to say, 11 new destinations (Agadir, Bologna, Bordeaux, Chania, Cluj, Copenhagen, Debrecen, Fes, Madrid, Naples, Skopje) and 2 destinations that have been cancelled (London City, Prague).
The number of holiday charter passengers decreased by 5% up to the third quarter of 2013: 133,800 passengers compared to 141,400 passengers in the same period of 2012.
Passenger numbers in 'general aviation' air traffic – mostly business charters on an occasional basis – decreased by 30% (4,845 passengers in 2013 compared to 6,904 passengers in the first nine months of 2012).
Aircraft movements January-September
Over the period of January to September 2013, 20,478 aircraft movements were performed, which is 8% more than in the same period in 2012 (19,036 aircraft movements).
Year forecast 2013
For the full-year 2013, Eindhoven Airport expects a passenger number of 3.4 million, which means a growth of 14% in 2013 (2012: more than 2.9 million passengers). Air traffic in 2013 is expected to come in at 26,630 aircraft movements, which is 10% more than in 2012 when 24,265 aircraft movements were performed.
Eindhoven Airport supports principle of noise reduction and advises emphasis on noise standards to achieve goals of Van Geel advisory memorandumEindhoven Airport has responded officially to the advisory memorandum published by former State Secretary of Housing, Spatial Planning and the Environment Pieter Van Geel in April, on the development of Eindhoven Airport in the period 2020-2030. In a letter to Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management (I&W) Cora Van Nieuwenhuizen, Eindhoven Airport expressed support for the principle of noise reduction as a condition for sustainable and moderate development. The airport advocates a mech...
Aircraft movement numbers in first half of 2019 consistent with announced moderationThe number of passengers at Eindhoven Airport for the first six months of this year totalled over 3.18 million. This signifies an increase of 9% compared to the same period last year, just under 2.93 million. Figures for the first half of 2019 show that the number of aircraft movements during the period grew by 7%, reaching 19,854 (first half of 2018: 18,585). Flights from and to Eindhoven Airport saw a higher average seat occupancy rate: the average for the first half of 2018 was 158, compar...
Net zero CO2 emissions at airports: Eindhoven Airport signs European resolutionEindhoven Airport today signed a European agreement committing to reducing airport CO2 emissions to zero. During the annual ACI Europe Congress in Cyprus, a total of 194 airports across 24 European countries signed the NetZero2050 resolution to achieve this reduction by no later than 2050. The collective commitment signifies an important step in climate action on the part of the European aviation sector. Eindhoven Airport’s ambitions extend beyond the agreement in the resolution: the Brainpo...
Certificate renewed: Eindhoven Airport CO2 neutral for six years in a rowFor the sixth year Eindhoven Airport has been certified at "Level 3+ Neutrality": the highest attainable level of the Airport Carbon Accreditation program of ACI Europe (Airports Council International). ACI Europe investigates and recognizes the actions of participating airports to control and reduce their CO2 emissions. The program consists of four levels. The first level "Mapping" consists of compiling the CO2 footprint of airport processes (for example, the gas and electricity consumption...
About Eindhoven Airport
Eindhoven Airport is the second largest airport in the Netherlands with over 6 million passengers in 2018. The airport serves Brainport region and connects it with Europe and makes the region internationally accessible in balance with surroundings. The convenience for the passenger comes from the airport Álways Easy’ strategy. Flights depart from Eindhoven Airport to over 80 destinations. Speed and the total airport experience are its added values. With 2000 direct jobs the airport has grown into one of the region's largest employers. Business responsibility is part of our DNA. Continuously we pay attention to the balance between international connectivity, the environment, sustainability and the quality of live. The owners of Eindhoven Airport NV are the Schiphol Group, the province Noord-Brabant and Eindhoven city.